ISLAMABAD: A seven-member trade delegation of Afghanistan, headed by the Afghan commerce minister Mr. Dr Amin Farhang met with Federal Minister for commerce Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here Tuesday. Secretary commerce Syed Asif Shah and officials of the ministry were also present on the occasion. The Afghan trade minister briefed Commerce Minister of Pakistan about the current wheat crisis in Afghanistan and requested the government of Pakistan for assistance.
The commerce minister informed the Afghan delegation about the wheat shortage in Pakistan. The minister reiterated that Afghanistan is a brotherly Islamic Country and that Pakistan is cognizant of the food crisis in Afghanistan. He assured his counterpart, the Afghan Commerce Minister of every possible help in this regard after necessary consultations with the ministry of Food, Agriculture and livestock. -SANA